LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 17.3.2009 AT 16.15
DECISIONS OF LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
On 17 March 2009 Lemminkäinen Corporation's Annual General Meeting adopted the
company's final accounts and consolidated financial statements for 2008 and
granted the members of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director
discharge from liability.
Payment of dividend
The Annual General Meeting decided in accordance with the Board of Directors'
proposal to pay a dividend of EUR 0.90 per share, i.e. a total dividend of EUR
15,319,125. Dividend will be paid to those shareholders recorded on the
register of shareholders kept by Euroclear Finland Oy on the record date (20
March 2009). The dividend will be paid on 27 March 2009.
Board membership and fees
The Annual General Meeting confirmed the number of members of the Board of
Directors as six. Berndt Brunow, Kristina Pentti-von Walzel, Teppo Taberman and
Juhani Mäkinen were re-elected as members of the Board. Mikael Mäkinen,
M.Sc.(Eng.) and Heikki Räty, M.Sc.(Econ.) were newly elected as members of the
Board of Directors.
The Annual General Meeting confirmed that fees of EUR 3,000 per month be paid
to the members of the Board of Directors, EUR 10 000 per month be paid to the
Chairman of the Board, and EUR 500 be paid in respect of each board meeting. It
was also decided that the members of the Audit Committee would be paid a fee of
EUR 500 for attending each meeting of the Committee. Compensation for travel
expenses will be paid on the basis of an approved claim.
Election of auditors and audit fee
PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, a firm of authorised public accountants, was
re-elected to serve as the Company's auditors. The audit fee will be paid on
the basis of an approved invoice.
The minutes of a general meeting of shareholders
The minutes of a general meeting of shareholders shall be posted on
Lemminkäinen's website within two weeks of the general meeting.
Additional information: Tiina Mikander, Director, Legal Affairs, tel. +358 2071
Helsinki, 17 March 2009
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The
Group's business sectors are building construction, infrastructure
construction, technical building services, and building products. Net sales in
2008 were approx. EUR 2.5 billion million, of which international operations
accounted for a full quarter. The Group employs about 9,800 people.
Lemminkäinen's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.